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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Japan scrambles to ensure safety as Olympics enter 100-day stretch

Strict disease control measures clash with international participants

TOKYO -- With the Summer Olympics just 100 days away, Japan is rushing to put together effective COVID-19 countermeasures as the world casts a wary eye. Winning the trust of participating nations will be the utmost challenge in Japan's attempt to host a massive sporting event in the middle of a pandemic.

The country has already learned the hard way that rules designed to prevent infections do not always get the nod from athletes.

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